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Vishay’s First Automotive Grade Phototransistor Optocoupler

VOMA617A ~ New AEC-Q101 Qualified Device With 5 mA Forward Current Comes in SOP-4 Mini-Flat Package Vishay Intertechnology launches its first Automotive Grade phototransistor optocoupler, the VOMA617A. The new device combines … Continue reading

July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

VIDEO: AEC-Q101 Automotive Grade Coupler

VOMA617A, automotive AEC-Q101 qualified phototransistor optocoupler in SOP-4 mini-flat package for 30 % PCB space savings over DIP-4 package. watch the video

June 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Optical Isolator for I2C Bus System – APPNOTE

INTRODUCTION The I2C bus, also known as inter-IC bus, is a bidirectional, two-wire, multi-user bus, as shown in Fig. 1. It was developed by Philips Semiconductors (1) to connect micro … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Designing Linear Amplifiers Using the IL300 Optocoupler

INTRODUCTION This application note presents isolation amplifier circuit designs useful in industrial test and measurement systems, instrumentation, and communication systems. It covers the IL300’s coupling specifications, and circuit topologies for … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

SNEAK PEEK: New Automotive Qualified Optocoupler!

New Automotive Grade Phototransistor Optocoupler Optocoupler group is poised to launch its first AEC-Q101 Phototransistor featuring high current transfer ratio (CTR) with a low forward current of 5 mA in the … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

VO2223B Integrated Power Phototriac

New Vishay Intertechnology Integrated Power Phototriac With 600 V/µs dv/dt Reduces Costs and Saves Space 1 A integrated power phototriac designed to directly drive medium AC loads. Featuring high dv/dt … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

SSRs, a Solid Alternative to an Age Old Challenge

Electrical relays have been around since the civil war. It is safe to say that they are not “leading edge” technology.  Yet, they are ubiquitous.  It is doubtful that you … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Evaluation Board Demo: VOW137 Optocoupler

Product Demo: Evaluation Board Demo: VOW137 Optocoupler Switching test on VOW137 10 MBd high-speed optocoupler – run time 03:00 click here to view the video  

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Benefits of Solid-State Relays Over Electromechanical Relays Video

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July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Make Dumb Appliances Smart with Opto-Isolation

    Even the humble coffee maker now has sophisticated microprocessor-based power control features. This requires the control of AC power using sensitive digital devices on the same board. Vishay’s … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Widebody VOW3120 Optocoupler

Vishay’s new family of widebody high-isolation and high-creepage IGBT drivers offers industrial designers a robust, economical, and easy to implement isolation IGBT driver solution for both safety and electrical noise … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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